September 10th, 2014: Bermuda Events Update

Morning Boys and Girls!


Here’s the latest on the Bermuda calendar:


0904 Jimmy Keys at Red

The man, the legend and the liar himself is returning this September to Bermuda, his second home. Comedian and musician Jimmy Keys will be headlining a three week tour at Red Steakhouse and Bar from Thursday, September 4th until Wednesday, September 24th, excluding Tuesday, September 9th.

Jimmy will be performing 5 nights a week from 8.30pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays, promising a high energy variety show packed with comedy, visual musical impressions and favourite Broadway, wrapped around some of the most exciting piano playing that you will ever witness.

Red will be offering a special Jimmy Keys Prix Fixe Menu and their A La Carte menu, designed by Executive Chef Chad Mitchell and featuring the highest quality of Certified Angus Beef and fresh locally caught seafood, will also be available.

Reservations are highly recommended and large party bookings and private functions are available.

For more information, or to make a reservation, contact 292-7331 or book online at For more on Jimmy Keys, visit


0901 Dave Bootle Showcase

Looking to catch some tunes? The Fairmont Southampton has live entertainment 7 nights a week all September long, featuring the return of Dave Bootle to Bermuda!

On Monday,Tuesday and Wednesday nights, Exclusive will be performing in the Jasmine Lounge from 9pm until midnight.

On Wednesday nights, Dave Bootle Happy Hour will run from 5pm until 8pm in the Jasmine Lounge.

Mike Hind will be performing at The Dock at the Waterlot from 7pm until 10pm on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, and from 6pm until 9pm on Sunday nights.

Dave Bootle will be performing live at Jasmine Lounge from 9pm until midnight from Thursday to Saturday.

For more information, or to make a reservation, contact 238-8000.


0911 Masterworks AOK Cocktail Reception

AOK Fitness Fundraising (Art Outreach for Kids) is excited to launch its partnership with Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art.

Their launch party will be a Cocktail Reception in the Masterworks Courtyard from 5.30pm on Thursday, September 11th.

The evening will include cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and some fantastic prizes. There is no cover charge but there will be a cash bar and the opportunity to purchase raffle tickets.

AOK raises funds through fitness classes, health and fitness challenges, and other special events to promote arts education, culture, and diversity programs at Masterworks.

For more information, please contact or visit their Facebook Page.

0911 BSOA Its Everybodys Ocean

As part of their current exhibit, TrashArt 2014: Washed Ashore, Bermuda Society of Arts (BSoA) presents the Bermuda premiere of the award-winning documentary, It’s Everybody’s Ocean on Thursday, September 11th.

This event is hosted by Anne Hyde, Executive Director of Keep Bermuda Beautiful and, via Skype, Atsuko Quirk, the film’s director. Doors open at 5.30pm for the reception and the movie starts at 6pm.

Following the screening, there will be a panel discussion with members of the Bermuda Marine Debris Task Force

Tickets are $15 and are available from

For more information, contact 292-3824 or


0911 Hoot Night

The Bermuda Musical and Dramatic Society are hosting Hoot Night, Bermuda’s newest open mic event, taking place at Daylesford Theatre from 7pm on Thursday, September 11th.

The featured artist is Davey Armstrong, direct from Jackson, N.H., and all are welcome to come along and listen, or even give their own performance.

Admission is free.

For more information, or to sign up for your 15 minutes, contact Chris at 325-1328.



0911 Indulge Cigar Experience

From Thursday, September 11th, cigar lovers will have a new spot to relax, sip and sample at Indulge, A Cigar Experience at The Fairmont Hamilton Princess.

This new weekly event will take place on Thursday nights from 8pm to 10pm. Featuring live jazz and set on the new Princess Marina, guests will experience luxury cigars paired with flights of choice single malts and sipping rums.

A specially-crafted tapas menu, featuring items such as smoked pork with a maple chipotle glaze; Cajun spiced scallops with grilled onions on a corn puree; and charred New York steak with a sweet balsamic onion jam, is set to complement the selection of fine cigars and spirits available each week. Cigars are experiencing a resurgent popularity world-wide, and the Princess Marina provides a perfect location for Bermuda’s cigar aficionados, and novices alike, to experience this unique cigar pairing event.

For more information, or to reserve a place for Indulge at The Fairmont Hamilton Princess, contact 295-3000.


0912 Turn the Town Teal Day

September has been designated Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month and as part of this, Friday, September 12th has been designated Turn the Town Teal Day.

Organisations are encouraged to host a denim day when you are invited to wear your favourite blue-green hue to raise awareness of “the silent killer”. All donations received from your denim day will be donated to Ovarian Cancer Awareness Bermuda.

More events will be happening throughout this month.

For more details, visit


Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art invite you to join them in the ​Rick Faries Gallery for the opening reception of the exhibition,

0912 Kok Wan Lee Bermuda Trace Art

Bermuda Trace by Kok Wan Lee, from 5.30pm until 7pm on Friday, September 12th.

This series of charcoal drawings is based on Bermuda’s natural world’s endless encounters with storms. The series reflects the life cycle of eternity. By applying expressive charcoal marks and chiaroscuro he tries to suggest a trace of life and death.

The exhibit will run until September 24th.

For more information, contact 299-4000 or



0315 Car Boot Sale

Grab a bargain at the Peace Lutheran Church’s Car Boot Sale on the third Saturday of every month, with the next one being on Saturday, September 13th.

This will run from 9am until 1pm and items for sale will include clothes, shoes, toys, household items, books, CDs, DVDs, jewellery and lots more.

If you would like your own table, the cost is $20, which goes to the church. To organise this, contact Heather at 236-4026.

To hire a garment racks at a cost of $10, contact Carol at 747-3377.


0914 Hospitality Nights

If you’re in the service industry, then you probably view Sunday nights the same way that the office workers view Saturday nights. For this reason, the Fairmont Southampton is bringing back Hospitality Nights with Dave Bootle at the Ocean Club, from 10pm until 1am, every Sunday in September.

Join Dave on the Terrace for his non-stop high-energy performance of classic rock and top 40 hits and enjoy special $25 Gosling’s Rum pitchers to celebrate the hard work of the Hospitality industry all September long.

For more information, or to make a reservation, contact 238-8000.


0916 IMA Fall and Winter Workshops

Gain confidence and knowledge with the correct training and guidance at the International Model Training and Management Fall and Winter Workshops.

The workshops will include world class runway training and photographic shoots with direction and styling.

Workshops start Tuesday, September 16th, running from 4.10 pm until 4.55pm and then continue every Tuesday and Thursday for 4 weeks.

The fee is $320.

For more information, contact with your name, age and contact number.


0916 Red Wine Tasting

After the success of the last one, Red Steakhouse and Bar is hosting another Wine Tasting & Canapes event to celebrate their recent Wine Spectator Award.

This one will be on Tuesday, September 16th and from 6pm, Kevin, in partnership with Burrows Lightbourn, will provide five different wines to taste, which Red’s Executive Chef Chad Mitchell will be pairing with five canapés.

The cost is $25 per person and reservations are required. Attendees who book their reservation to stay after the tasting for dinner will enjoy 20% off their entire bill.

For more information, or to make a reservation, contact Red at 292-7331.


0924 International Schools Fair

The International Schools Fair Bermuda will be on Wednesday, September 24th and Thursday, September 25th at the Fairmont Southampton from 4pm until 7.30pm.

This will be the biggest International Boarding School Fair ever held in Bermuda, providing the opportunity for Bermuda parents and their families to talk to with representatives from 80 schools in the USA, UK and Canada. The schools attending meet a wide variety of needs ranging from traditional boarding schools, boarding schools that offer learning support and boarding schools for the younger child (ages 8 to 15).

No registration is needed and entry is free.

For more information, or for a full list of the schools attending, visit or


0926 PALS Mad Hair Day

My hair looks mental most of the time anyway but P.A.L.S. are asking us to have crazy hair for a good cause on Friday, September 26th for their 3rd Annual P.A.L.S. Mad Hair Day.

P.A.L.S. is a registered charity which provides professional hands-on care and support to cancer patients primarily in their own homes and they ask that you round up your friends, family and co-workers to donate $5 to wear their hair in a mad or crazy way for the day.

Suggestions include wigs, funny hats and scarves, crazy hair creations or designs, big ribbons, headbands or clips in your hair, big ties and funky glasses or your own hair in a funky style.

To participate, register your company or group by contacting Lynette or Carolyn at 236-7257 or


1001 Oktoberfest at Frog and Onion

Dig out your lederhosen and round up your friends as the world’s biggest fair is coming to Bermuda from Wednesday, October 1st until Saturday, October 4th.

Oktoberfest, in the Victualling Yard at the Royal Naval Dockyard, will run from 6pm until late on each of the days, with Happy Hour from 5pm until 6pm.

At the real Oktoberfest in Munich, only beer brewed within the city limits can be served so, on this basis alone, Frog and Onion can claim to have Bermuda’s most authentic Oktoberfest since their beer is brewed mere yards away from where you are drinking it.

Headlining each evening is one of the world’s most outstanding beer hall bands, the award-winning, critically-acclaimed brass ensemble Oompah Brass, playing a crowd-pleasing mixture of traditional tunes and Bavarian-style reworking of contemporary music. Further entertainment will be courtesy of The Big Chill’s DJ Felix Todd and MC Tony Brannon.

Co-sponsors Dockyard Brewing Co., and Burrows & Lightbourn will be offering special Oktoberfest brews and the tent will be set up in the classic style of long trestle tables where you can enjoy traditional Oktoberfest dishes provided by the Frog and Onion pub.

Steins of beer and glasses of wine will cost $7.25 each and the Oktoberfest Food Stand will cost $25 for a dinner of either Mixed German Bratwurst or Rotisserie Grilled Half Spring Chicken, served with sides of Sauerkraut, German Style Potato Salad and Crusty Bread.

Tickets range from $10 to $100 per head for reserved seating. All tables seat up to ten people and include table service.

  • Blau Tables (Blue) cost $1000 per table ($100 per head) and include premier seating closest to the Stage, an Oktoberfest hat, a full German style menu (including favourites such as rustic pretzels with mustard dips, Bratwurst, sauerkraut, apple strudel and more), and 2 steins of Oktoberfest Beer per person .
  • Rote Tables (Red) cost $500 and include preferred seating one row back from the Stage, an Oktoberfest hat, baskets of rustic pretzels with mustard dips, and 2 steins of Oktoberfest Beer per person.
  • Gelb Tables (Yellow) cost $250 and include choice seating two rows back from the Stage, an Oktoberfest hat, 1 stein of Oktoberfest Beer per person.
  • Grun Tables (Green) cost $100 ($10 per head) for a reserved table with table service only.

UberVida is running a charter back from Oktoberfest in Dockyard on Friday and Saturday at 12:30am. The cost is $12 and tickets can be purchased in advance from

Tables are now available for pre-booking through

For more information, contact the Frog and Onion at 234-2900 or


0915 Fab Over 50

IMA Bermuda have launched Fab Over 50, an exciting programme, designed to give ladies aged 50 and over a new lease on life.

The class will take place at Cranleigh at Washington Mall and will cover fashion co-ordination and style, skin care, make-up, diet and aerobic exercise. Workshops will be on Mondays and Wednesdays from October 6th, running until the end of November.

Available timeslots are from noon until 12.30pm, from 1pm to 1.30pm, and from 1.30pm until 2pm.

The fee is $40 per workshop.

For more information, contact


1006  Walls and Brushes

Award winning artist Diane Whittaker will be hosting Walls and Brushes, a series of workshops on how to paint a wall mural from start to finish.

The workshop will take place at Cranleigh in the Washington Mall and will run from 6pm to 6.45pm on Mondays or Wednesdays from October 6th.

The fee is $250 for 4 weeks.

For more information, or to register, contact



1008 Overcome Pain Live Well Again

Discover the power of your nervous system to decrease pain and let you move well again at Overcome Pain, Live Well Again with Neil Pearson on Wednesday, October 8th.

Taught by Pain Care Specialist, Neil Pearson, UBC professor, physiotherapist, yoga therapist and Founding Chairperson of British Columbia’s Physiotherapy Association, Pain Science Division, this two workshop series will take place at the Yoga Centre on Victoria Street. These are for anyone suffering from chronic pain who would like to experience a way forward in learning how to manage and overcome it.

The first session will run from 9.30am until 11am and the second will run from noon until 1pm. Each session is different so participants may come to one or both sessions.

The cost is $30 for the morning session, $25 for the afternoon session, or $45 for both.

In addition to the two daytime workshops, Neil will also be hosting a free evening lecture on how to overcome chronic pain. This will be held at The Yoga Centre at 7.30pm.

For more information, contact 295-7525 or



Pain is one of the most common reasons individuals seek assistance from medical, therapeutic and yoga teachers, yet few educational systems in western or eastern health care include knowledge acquisition related to pain, the lived experience of pain, or to a truly humanistic process of pain management.

For this reason, Yoga on the Rock invite yoga teachers (RYT200 or above), yoga therapists, health care professionals- chiropractors, massage therapists, physiotherapists, nurses, doctors, etc. to Pain Care Yoga Teachers Training from Friday, October 10th until Sunday, October 12th.

This training initiative will take participants through a 3-day intensive to understand pain neurophysiology, to understand how to instruct client using yoga practice, who are faced with chronic pain; and also how yoga works in dampening down the lived experience of pain. The workshop is conducted by Pain Care Specialist, Physiotherapist, Yoga Therapist, Neil Pearson , Assistant Professor at the University of British Columbia, Canada and will take place at the Yoga Centre on Victoria Street from 7.30am until 4.30pm each day.

The cost of the workshop is $450.

For more information, contact 295-7525 or



La Serena Spa Offers

A few special offers for September from La Serena Spa.  Firstly, for the price of $220, you can choose two treatments – a relaxation massage, skin specific facial, or an express manicure and pedicure.  Treatments must be received on the same day and are subject to availability.

Also, receive a Visible Brilliance on the Double facial at La Serena Express Spa at A.S. Cooper’s and you’ll receive a free trial size Visible Brilliance.

For more information, or to make a reservation, contact 239-0184 or




La Serena Spa are also launching Serenity Yoga, guided by Sabine.  This is a hatha vinyasa yoga for all levels and will take place outside at Caso’s Point at The Reefs, every Monday and Thursday from 6pm until 7pm.  For more information, contact 239-0184 or






Bacci at Fairmont Southampton are offering to do the cooking as you settle back into the school routine.

During September, skip the kitchen, grab the family and enjoy authentic Italian fare with their family-style meal. Choose several starters and mains to share from their special menu, like the Pasti Bucatelli (a thick, homemade spaghetti with pancetta bacon, roasted sweet bell peppers, marinated artichoke hearts and melted caciocavallo cheese) or the Gambaretto (grilled tiger prawns marinated in garlic and pepper served with asparagus & lemon risotto).

The Back to School Family Dining Menu is available throughout September from 5.30pm until 7pm for a minimum of 4 people.

The cost is $42 per adult, $21 per child aged between 6 and 12, free for children 5 and under, plus 17% gratuities.

​For more information, or to make a reservation, contact 238-8000.





It’s that time of year again, lobster season! Ocean Club is offering a special 3 course Lobsterfest menu to celebrate this fresh seafood arriving back on our plates. Start with soft tacos filled with crispy fried lobster tail and mango slaw, then enjoy one of the 3 main course options including a St. David’s, style spiny lobster, stuffed with shrimp and celery. For dessert, savour a wedge of decadent pumpkin cheesecake with salted pecan caramel sauce.

Lobsterfest specials available throughout September. The cost is $69 for 3 courses, plus 17% gratuities.

For more information, or to make a reservation, contact 238-8000.








Quick Recap of Upcoming Bermuda Events

For a handy Calendar view, click here to go to the Bermuda Calendar section:


**NEW  Jimmy Keys at Red Steakhouse and Bar – September 4th to 24th

Chef’s Table at The Reefs – September 10th

Bermuda National Library Summer Film Series: Woodworking – September 10th

**NEW  Masterworks AOK Cocktail Reception – September 11th

**NEW  It’s Everybody’s Ocean Screening – September 11th

**NEW  Hoot Night – September 11th

**NEW  Indulge:  A Cigar Experience at the Fairmont Hamilton Princess – from September 11th

Jerk Off In De Park at Lemon Tree – September 12th

**NEW  Turn the Town Teal Day – September 12th

Raleigh Bermuda Monte Carlo Casino Classic – September 13th

Gospel Graffiti Art Competition – September 13th

Bermuda Folk Club: Open Mic Night featuring Radios in Cars – September 13th

**NEW  Car Boot Sale – September 13th

Hispanic Campaign Bermuda – September 13th to 20th

Celebrating Hubert Smith Sr.: Mural Opening and Blessing – September 14th

**NEW  International Model Training and Management – starts September 16th

**NEW  Wine Tasting & Canapes at Red – September 16th

Bermuda National Library Summer Film Series: Building – September 17th

3rd Annual Peace Day Weekend: Paint for Peace Exhibit Opening – September 18th

3rd Annual Peace Day Weekend: Peace Day Concert – September 19th

Clarien Iron Kids Triathlon & Carnival – September 20th

Learn Bridge In A Day – September 20th

3rd Annual Peace Day Weekend: Peace Day 5K Road Race – September 21st

Celebrating Hubert Smith Sr.: Dinner Theatre Seniors and Students Matinee – September 21st

Tomasz Tabor Memorial Golf Tournament – September 22nd

Documentary Screening: You’re Looking at Me Like I Live Here and I Don’t – September 22nd

Bermuda National Library Summer Film Series: In the Hour of Victory – September 24th

**NEW  International Schools Fair Bermuda – September 24th and 25th

4th Annual Oktoberfest at Swizzle Inn – September 25th to October 5th

Family Centre Beach Bash – September 26th

Action on Alzheimer’s and Dementia Rum Tasting – September 26th

Meditation is Easy – September 26th

**NEW  P.A.L.S. Mad Hair Day – September 26th

Celebrating Hubert Smith Sr.: Dinner Theatre – September 26th to 28th

Documentary Screening: Alive Inside – September 27th

**NEW  Oktoberfest at Frog & Onion – October 1st to 4th

Celebrating Hubert Smith Sr.: Dinner Theatre – October 2nd, 3rd and 5th

Tiaras and Bow Ties: Daddy-Daughter Princess Dance – October 4th

BZS Zoobilee: The Hungry Games – October 4th

The Menuhin Foundation: Passport to a World of Wines – October 4th

Bermuda National Trust’s Annual Charity Tennis Calcutta – October 4th and 5th

PartnerRe 5K Women’s Run & Walk – October 5th

**NEW  Fab Over 50 – starts October 6th

**NEW  Walls and Brushes Workshop – starts October 6th

Canadian Boarding Schools Fair – October 8th

**NEW  Overcome Pain, Live Well Again – October 8th

Gilbert & Sullivan Society of Bermuda: The Pirates of Penzance – October 9th to 18th

**NEW  Pain Care Yoga Teachers Training – October 10th to 12th

32nd PGA Grand Slam of Golf – October 13th to 15th

Bermuda Kennel Club’s 2014 International Championship All Breed Dog Shows – October 18th and 19th





Art Exhibits

Current Exhibits at Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art

Tale of Two Cities Exhibition – January 17th to September

The Tucker Sisters: Under the Yellow Flag – July 11th to October 10th

Homer’s Cafe Exhibition: Abstraction: Palms, Portulacas, Peppers and Pansies by Gillian Outerbridge – August 15th to September 11th

Student Summer Exhibition – August 29th to September 10th

**NEW  Bermuda Trace Art by Kok Wan Lee – September 12th to 24th

Current Exhibits at Bermuda National Gallery – until November 22nd

Bermuda Biennial 2014: A View From the Edge

Highlights from the BNG Collection

Current Exhibits at BNG East – until November 22nd

Bermuda Biennial 2014: A View From the Edge

Bermuda Arts Centre: Coasts, Cliffs and Coves – August 17th to September 13th

Current Exhibits at Bermuda Society of Arts – August 29th to September 16th

Onions Gallery: TrashArt 2014: Washed Ashore

Once Upon a Plan B by Hannah Emmerson and Erika Jenkinson Mattatall



Enjoy the rest of the week!



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